Seth’s Godin on education. I wish I had known this earlier in my educational career.

http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2009/08/education-at-the-crossroads.html

School is tests and credits and notetaking and meeting standards. Learning, on the other hand, is ‘getting it’. It’s the conceptual breakthrough that permits the student to understand it then move on to something else. Learning doesn’t care about workbooks or long checklists.

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